? then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. silence. are you in good hands? >>> in the race of 2012, july 212, mitt romney was stuck in the dull drums. hauling a point or two ahead of president obama that month. maybe, but more often, governor romney was trailing. his fellow republicans were carping about how the romney campaign was being run, but mostly what was going on in july was mitt romney was being dodged by the question of his old tax returns. business week, what's romney hidinging in his tax returns? reuters said what romney hiding? this one, why mitt romney won't release his tax returns. this was becoming too much of a focus. republicans were in danger of the candidate getting swamped. mr. romney was getting swamped by the mystery of the tax returns, which he would not release, so republicans at that time of the campaign, july, they were trying as hard as they could to get the focus off the campaign, all these small questions about mitt romney's character and his financial history.